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Brazil presidential candidates seek to soften images ahead of run-off

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Two weeks before a run-off to decide Brazil's presidency, the dueling far-right and leftist candidates are trying to soften their images.

Brazil election plunged into chaos by attack on far-right frontrunner

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 09:11 GMT

The run-up to a presidential election in Brazil plunged into chaos on Friday after a knife attack on far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil truckers' mega-strike eases on day nine

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 10:40 GMT

A mega-strike by Brazilian truck drivers furious over high fuel costs began to ease Tuesday on the ninth day of transport chaos.

Brazil close to paralysis as truckers press on with strike

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Brazil appeared on the verge of a standstill on the fourth day of a nationwide truckers' strike Thursday as road blockades caused severe shortages of fuel and food.

Brazil's center-right House Speaker Maia making presidential bid

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 01:30 GMT

The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress, Rodrigo Maia.

Troubled Rio de Janeiro stages 'greatest show' of samba parades

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Rio de Janeiro's colorful samba parades begin Sunday, a chance for a city struggling with violence and poverty to stage the "greatest show on earth."

Brazil's president loses minister as PSDB party quits coalition

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:10 GMT

Brazilian President Michel Temer accepted the resignation on Friday of his minister of political affairs, whose party is abandoning the ruling coalition.

Former broker in Trump Panama project under investigation

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 11:00 GMT

Federal prosecutors in Brazil are conducting a criminal investigation into alleged international money laundering.

Boat sinks carrying 70 passengers in Brazil, at least seven dead

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 05:36 GMT

A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of Pará.

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